S. 384 – Global Food Security Act of 2009
The bill creates the position of â€œSpecial Coordinator for Food Securityâ€ to advise the President on international food security issues, authorizes funds for agriculture, rural development, and nutrition programs under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and fosters collaboration between eligible countries and institutions of higher learning in order to improve agricultural productivity and alleviate hunger.
Learn more about the proposed bill here.
Read the Senate Report (111-19) here.
Learn more about the House companion bill (H.R. 3077) here.
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